Definition of Fagus grandifolia

1. Noun. North American forest tree with light green leaves and edible nuts.

Exact synonyms: American Beech, Fagus Americana, Red Beech, White Beech
Group relationships: Fagus, Genus Fagus
Generic synonyms: Beech, Beech Tree



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fagus Grandifolia

Faden suture
Faeroe Islands
Faeroes
Faeroese
Fafnir
Fagaceae
Fagales
Fagatogo
Faget's sign
Fagin
Fagopyrum
Fagopyrum esculentum
Fagus
Fagus americana
Fagus grandifolia
Fagus pendula
Fagus purpurea
Fagus sylvatica
Fagus sylvatica atropunicea
Fagus sylvatica pendula
Fagus sylvatica purpurea
Fahd
Fahd ibn Abdel Aziz al-Saud
Faheem
Fahr's disease
Fahraeus-Lindqvist effect
Fahrenheit
Fahrenheit scale
Fahrenheit thermometer

Literary usage of Fagus grandifolia

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1. The Book of Woodcraft and Indian Lore by Ernest Thompson Seton (1921)
"(fagus grandifolia) In all North America there is but one species of beech. It is a noble forest tree, 70 to So, and occasionally 120 feet high; ..."

2. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1918)
"Frequency indices for secondary species only Acer saccharum seedlings 92 Clintonia borealis 7 fagus grandifolia seedlings 74 Streptopus longipes 5 ..."

3. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1916)
"... (Marsh) Sudworth, and fagus grandifolia Ehrhart), is widespread in Pleistocene deposits. It is found in the Port Kennedy bone cave in Pennsylvania; ..."

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